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Nick Mooney is an Australian - Austrian horn player and is currently Acting Associate Principal Horn of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. After completing a commerce degree Nick studied horn with David Thompson at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music before being awarded a place in the prestigious Southbank Sinfonia training programme in London in 2016. Aside from his regular position in the Flanders Symphony Orchestra, Nick has maintained a busy freelance career in the UK, including regular engagements as guest principal with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and BBC Concert Orchestra and has recorded with these orchestras for Deutsche Grammaphon, Decca, and Universal Music. As a chamber musician Nick has relished collaboration with the Allegri Quartet, Marryat players of London, Selby and Friends, and members of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.